Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Saudi Arabia

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1932
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1932
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Since 1932
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 1932
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
N/A
Since 1932
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